People with disabilities civil rights

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Report

Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: shining a light on social transformation

Australia has not made adequate progress in achieving rights for people with disability since the onset of demands within its community 60 years ago, according to this paper by researchers from the University of NSW Social Policy Research Centre.
Report

Young willing and able: youth survey disability report 2019

Mission Australia has analysed their youth survey data with a focus on young people with disability and how their experiences differ to young people without disability. This report offers a deeper understanding of what young people with disability in Australia are experiencing as it relates...
Discussion paper

Education and learning: issues paper

The Royal Commission has identified that abuse, neglect and exploitation of people with disability in the education sector is an important topic to address. This issues paper on education outlines the Commission's preliminary understanding of the key issues and barriers experienced by students with disability.
Report

The law and accessible texts: reconciling civil rights and copyrights

This white paper, part of a project supported by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, analyses how institutions of higher education can meet their mission of providing all students with equitable access to information within the current legal framework. Ensuring access to research...
Report

State of world population 2019

This report considers the gains made in women's sexual and reproductive health and rights since the establishment of the Population Fund in 1969.
Guide

How to be disability inclusive

Every Australian has a role to play in creating positive change and breaking down barriers. This paper is a guide to disability inclusion - to promote living and working in an accessible world.
Technical report

A fair go? Inequality, wellbeing and Australian adults with disabilities 2001–2015

People with disabilities are at risk of being disadvantaged in many areas of their lives. In 2008 Australia ratified the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD). In doing so, Australia entered in to an international obligation to progressively realise the rights...
Report

‘Out of the shadows’: war-affected women with disabilities in Sri Lanka - final report

This report, drawing upon disability-inclusive methodologies of co-creation, development and engagement, maps the lived experiences of women with disabilities living within the war-affected areas of Sri Lanka.
Guide

Our right to safety and respect

This document contains six good practice guidelines that organisations can follow to create quality resources. Each guideline has a set of indicators to show what good practice looks like and how to work towards it.